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  Definition of storm
  1. a direct and violent assault on a stronghold
  2. a violent weather condition with winds 64-72 knots (11 on the Beaufort scale) and precipitation and thunder and lightening
  3. a violent commotion or disturbance; "the storms that had characterized their relationship had died away"; "it was only a tempest in a teapot"
  4. attack by storm; attack suddenly
  5. take by force; "Storm the fort"
  6. behave violently, as if in state of a great anger
  7. blow hard; "It was storming all night"
  8. rain, hail, or snow hard and be very windy, often with thunder or lightning; "If it storms, we''ll need shelter"
Similar Words: violent storm, tempest, surprise, force, ramp, rage

 

Hyponyms: firestorm, storm center, northeaster, noreaster, hailstorm, ice storm, silver storm, rainstorm, blizzard, snowstorm, thunderstorm, electrical storm, electric storm, windstorm

 

Entailments: rain, rain down

 

Part Meronyms: Beaufort scale, wind scale

 

Derivational Morphology: surprise, force, ramp, rage, surpriser, violence, tempest, fury, madness, rampage, violent disorder, violent storm

 

 
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